(in pastoral literature) a shepherd or rustic
traditional poetic name for a shepherd or rustic swain, from Latin Corydon, from Greek Korydon, name of a shepherd in Theocritus and Virgil.
[kawr-yel] /kɔrˈyɛl/ noun 1. John Russell, 1848–1924, U.S. author of detective and adventure stories.
[kawr-imb, -im, kor-] /ˈkɔr ɪmb, -ɪm, ˈkɒr-/ noun, Botany. 1. a form of inflorescence in which the flowers form a flat-topped or convex cluster, the outermost flowers being the first to open. /ˈkɒrɪmb; -rɪm/ noun 1. an inflorescence in the form of a flat-topped flower cluster with the oldest flowers at the periphery. This type […]
corymbiform co·rym·bi·form (kə-rĭm’bə-fôrm’) adj. Relating to or producing the flowerlike clustering of skin lesions seen in granulomatous diseases.
[kuh-rim-bohs] /kəˈrɪm boʊs/ adjective 1. characterized by or growing in corymbs; corymblike.